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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *stomn̥, *stomen- (mouth, muzzle). Cognate with Old English stemn, stefn (voice, utterance). More at steven.

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NounEdit

στόμᾰ (stóman (genitive στόμᾰτος); third declension

  1. mouth (especially as the organ of speech)
  2. face
  3. The source of a river or stream
  4. An opening or fissure in the earth
  5. The frontmost part of something

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma).

NounEdit

στόμα (stóman (plural στόματα)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
  2. (synecdoche) person
    Η μάνα του είχε δέκα στόματα να θρέψει.
    His mother had ten mouths to feed.

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